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After Ebola – in pictures

The world’s media has moved on but people in Sierra Leone are still living with the consequences of the most deadly outbreak of Ebola in history. This photo gallery by Hazel Healy provides a glimpse into how they are coping, two years on.

Filed in: Africa and Sierra Leone

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How not to build peace: what's been missing from the UN process

UN peacekeeping is big business, but is it achieving its aims? asks Louisa Waugh.

Filed in: Peace and War and Peace

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What exactly is ‘world fiction’?

Chris Brazier interviews Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English at Oxford University.

Filed in: Fiction and

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A long road to reconciliation

Seven years after the end of the civil war, Jo Eckersley and Ashwin Hemmathagama assess Sri Lanka’s progress.

Filed in: Sri Lanka


‘Libya needs to start again from scratch’: Interview with the President of the Amazigh Supreme Council

Khaire Elhamesi, the elected chair of Libya’s Amazigh representative body, explains to Karlos Zurutuza how to cope with the ongoing turmoil in the country.

Filed in: Libya and Minorities

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‘Is this your fingerprint? Do you recognize it?’

Strange goings-on in the trial of indigenous protesters accused of killing police in Bagua. Roxana Olivera reports from the Peruvian Amazon.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples and Peru

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The fight goes on: Workers’ struggles and successes from around the globe

Around the world, trade unions are facing fierce repression. But workers are still uniting to stand up for their rights and, in some cases, winning, from this month’s New Internationalist magazine.

Filed in: Cambodia, Colombia, European Union, Mexico, South Africa, Trade Unions, Work and Zambia

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Out of the ashes of Rana Plaza

The factory collapse in 2013 caused an international outcry – but have labour conditions improved? Thulsi Narayanasamy reports from Bangladesh.

Filed in: Bangladesh, Trade Unions and Work

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Taking matters into their own hands

Labour rights in post-socialist countries such as Russia, China and Vietnam are being fought for from outside, not within, official trade unions. Tim Pringle reports.

Filed in: China, Russia, Trade Unions, Vietnam and Work


Duterte’s drug war threatens Philippine democracy

On this International Day of Democracy, Iris Gonzales reports on the heavy-handed campaign of the country’s president.

Filed in: Democracy, Drugs, Human Rights and Philippines


Photo Gallery: visualizing Philippine democracy through UN SDGs

For International Day of Democracy, Iris Gonzales offers snap shots of the country’s corruption, poverty and drug war.

Filed in: Drugs, Human Rights, Philippines and Poverty

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